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Alicia Kania

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Fangirl Nostalgia: Rereading My Teenage Fanfiction

Adolescent adventures in shipping, self-inserts, and questionable romantic subplots

After a recent deep clean, I came across my old spirals and folders containing these vintage, handwritten fanfics. So, I dusted them off and decided to share a few exceptional gems with the world. Read more.

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Dragon armor makes sense AND is rad as hell. So, um, where is it?

One singular issue is now at the front of my mind regarding this show: The very serious and absurd lack of DRAGON ARMOR. Read more.

#dothething, #rando

The Purge: 13 Questionable Things I Found During a “Deep Clean” of My Bedroom

This ultimate quest took me to strange and dangerous places, full of odd discoveries that made me say, out loud, “Why the hell did I keep this?” Read more.


Atomic Blonde’s One Glaring Mistake (and How a Sequel Could Fix It)

Delphine deserved better than this toxic, cliche trope.

For everything this film gets right, there is one misstep that left a bad taste in my mouth, especially because of how groundbreaking (and easy!) the opposite outcome would have been. Read more.


30 Human Behaviors I Still Don’t Understand at Age 30

Are you guys ok?

This isn’t me being judgey or turning up my nose at other people. I’m genuinely baffled. If you do the things on this list, I’m quietly wondering if you have some kind of superhuman abilities that I’m missing out on. I’m also maybe the tiniest bit concerned for you. Read more.


13 Completely Necessary Mermaid Accessories for Summer

Embrace a mermaid aesthetic this year...or else

If land people everywhere don’t incorporate the maximum amount of mermaids into our summer essentials, the whole season is literally cancelled. Flip-flops and snow cones aren’t going to cut it, alright? The sea goddess Salacia is watching, and she must be appeased. Read more.

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10 Sleigh Bells Songs that Double as Incantations in the Event of an Apocalypse

When it comes to living your best crone life, the music that speaks to your heart should not go ignored. And when it comes to surviving the impending and probably inevitable apocalypse, we all need to be prepared. Read more.

#dothething, #rando

Happy Earth Day, Fellow Earthlings!

A guest from another world prepares for this planet's pinnacle holiday

As an honorary Earthling still experiencing my first solar revolution on this planet, I want to make sure I don’t squander my chance to enjoy the pinnacle holiday on this incredible world. Read more.

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Four Matrix Spin-Off Ideas that Wouldn’t Suck

While I’m side-eyeing the idea of a Morpheus prequel without the Wachowskis pretty hard, I agree that the Matrix universe provides a rich and interesting world for potential spin-offs. Read more.

#dothething, #rando

7 Distracting Questions to Ask Your Personal Trainer

Hack your workout with these fresh, delightful quips

Everyone needs the ability to distract your personal trainer and entertain them at the same time. If they’re laughing and miscounting your lunges, everyone wins! (Sort of.) Read more.